Fly Fishing trips during a Dude Ranch Vacation


Idaho is blessed with trout waters and one of the best rivers are not far from Red Horse Mountain Ranch. Trout Unlimited called it, "the best cutthroat trout fishery on the west side of the Rockies, " and we share the same opinion. the St. Joe River winds 130 miles from the Idaho-Montana border  to Lake Coeur d'Alene. The upper river stretches are considered blue ribbon and anglers spread out along the 30-40 miles of this Wild and Scenic corridor enjoying catch and release wade fishing. On its lower stretches which resemble a typical western freestone river, anglers have their chance at fishing from drift boats and wading large cobblestone riffles well known by locals searching for the last rise during twilight hours. From June through October the St. Joe is an exceptional catch & release fishery for cutthroat trout ranging in size up to 22 inches.  For the most part, the trout readily come to a well casted dry fly presentation. When bright summer days persist, anglers will find « Continue »